Varnish can make your paintings shine like a star

‘Self-Portrait, age 3’ 10″ x 8″  Oil on masonite before varnish A friend of mine back in NJ recently purchased a landscape painting from my online gallery (whoopie!) and of course it was a thrill, knowing that my work can still touch...

Ledoux Street Painting Demo

  08.19.09 So this is from one of my many trips to Taos, NM.  I set up my easel on Ledoux Street, one of the most historic streets in Taos.  I loved the character of the door and it was early in the morning.  The shadows and lights were most apparent at that time....

That will make a great painting!

This has been a wild week of painting, I have done 9 paintings this week and hope to get 3 more in today.  It’s good to be productive and busy like this, very healthy.  I was in Abiqui, NM yesterday and painting some good work that I’ll post soon.  I miss...

Pink rocks, at least for this painting

Ah, another painting completed.  Here’s a bold picture I just completed after witnessing another amazing sunset in Santa Fe, I painted it on the spot.  It’s in the gallery now.  I am recently using more pink in my work, something about pink, maybe...